September 13, 2017

Apple releases iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X

  • HOME
  • Blog
  • Apple releases iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X
  • Apple finally releases their latest model of phones, the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X. The first-ever event happened at The Steve Jobs Theater on September 12, 2017. Aside from the smart phone, they’ve also released new watches.

    The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are upgrades to Apple’s current iPhone 7 and 7 Plus range. They’ve updated and upgraded the current main features of the previous phone.

    Photo grabbed from

    Here are the features of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus.

    • Silver, space gray, and a new gold finish
    • Apple claims it’s the most durable glass ever in a smartphone
    • water and dust resistant
    • 4.7″ display for the iPhone 8 and 5.5″ display for the 8 Plus
    • Stereo speakers are 25% louder than the speakers in the 7
    • A11 bionic chip
    • 12MP camera
    • 4K 60fps video
    • Cameras calibrated for augmented reality
    • New Portrait Lighting feature: machine learning creates facial landmarks and enhances light effects on the face (8 Plus)
    • Wireless charging
    • Pre order on September 15, available on September 22
    • iOS 11 available on September 19
    • 64GB and 256GB
    • iPhone 8: £649 for 64GB, £849 for 256GB
    • iPhone 8 Plus: £749 for 64GB, £949 for 256GB

    The new iPhones have a new operating system: iOS 11. iOS 11 includes hundreds of new features like a redesigned control center, better multitasking, improvements to the camera, peer-to-peer Apple Pay, and new safety features.

    iPhone X, Photo grabbed from

    Here are the features for iPhone X:

    • Super Retina HD display
    • 5.8-inch (diagonal) all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display
    • True Tone display
    • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
    • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
    • New glass design that enables wireless charging
    • Bigger display, but smaller than Plus phones
    • Easier to hold than an iPhone Plus phone, too
    • Remains water-resistant and comes in only two colors
    • More expensive than any other iPhone
    • 64GB iPhone X: $999, £999, and AU$1,579
    • 256GB iPhone X: $1,149, £1,149, AU$1,829
    • US carriers are charging $42 a month

    The iPhone X won’t be released at the same time as the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The 8 and 8 Plus will start shipping on September 22. For the iPhone X, pre-orders will begin on October 27, with shipping to begin on November 3.

    Sources: Telegraph, AppleTechradar

    Recent Comments
    What do you think about this article?
    ★★ ★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★★


    You might also like...
    City of Dreams Manila appreciates the media with a spectacular feast
    November 23, 2017
    JCB Cardholders, here’s your chance to avail 20% off when you shop at LAZADA!
    November 22, 2017
    % Arabica Coffee from Japan Will Open Soon in the Philippines
    November 22, 2017
    3rd Don Papa Art Competition Now Open for Entries
    November 22, 2017
    Five Reasons to Watch The Ben 10 Special on Cartoon Network
    November 22, 2017